The goal/scope of a Security Risk Assessment

The goal of an Independent Security Risk Assessment

Below we have listed some of the aspects that a Security Risk Assessment comprises of, but it is not limited to this list.

  • Identifying vulnerabilities is part of the process but it goes much deeper than that.
  • Understanding of security.
  • Understanding of crime.
  • Understanding safety.
  • Understanding the Security Plan.
  • Understanding Security Control.
  • Understanding the difference between a Product Assessment and a Security Risk Assessment.
  • A Security Risk Assessment starts in the neighbourhood as this is where outer crime comes from and disappear into.
  • Assessment of the property inside and outside the perimeter.
  • The understanding of how the entire property and security functions as a whole when it comes to security.
  • Identify all opportunities that will lead to crime.
  • With a Security Risk Assessment, like any investigation, you need to follow the information as it unfolds. In the case of Risk Assessment, you follow the risk based on a predetermined set of parameters.
  • An in-depth look at the current Security Management structure.
  • Overview of Policies/Procedures.
  • General Security Awareness.
  • Current security operations/procedures.
  • Support and backup.
  • Solutions for the established risks and opportunities.
  • Security Risk Assessment focuses on the opportunity of risks identified, not from the viewpoint of the property manager/members or security companies, but from the viewpoint of the opportunities presented to the criminal element.
  • Balanced security: the best place to start is with the management of the security component.
  • Get everyone on the property talking the same security langue by using the assessment as a guideline.